1210, 2017

Main Prep Disco Gets Underway!

The children were full of excitement and fun prior to actually going into the gym for their school disco.  Dave Dee was ready and the time had come for the hair brushing, waxing, spraying to […]

1110, 2017

Year 4 Test Insulators

Year 4 were given a challenge to see if they could find out which insulating material would keep Mrs McMahon’s soup warm.  They were provided with three cups each made of different materials (cardboard, plastic and […]

1010, 2017

Year 4 Keep it Cool!

The Challenge:  Year 4 have yet again amazed us by designing their own scientific experiment in class today.  They were given the challenge of devising an experiment to find the best method to cool a hot […]

2109, 2017

Cup of Tea for Year 4?!

As part of Year 4’s Science Topic “Keeping Warm”, the children had to devise an experiment to find out what happens to a freshly poured cup of tea which is left in the classroom for […]

2109, 2017

English – Senses in the Cedars

Just before the rain came this afternoon, Year 4 had a fantastic sensory English lesson down in the Cedars before lunch. They were asked to use their senses to describe the Cedars and they were taken […]

1509, 2017

Wonderful Wands and Wishes

Our Game:  After break today Years 3 and 4 got together again to work with their buddies.  They played a great warm up game of “1,2,3 Where Are You?”  This is where the children scatter themselves all over […]

709, 2017

Buddy Time!

Year 3 and Year 4 caught up with each other today for a buddy session after break.  They sat in the outdoor classroom and had some special time sitting with with their buddy and working […]

509, 2017

Outdoor Learning on Day One!

Year 4 have enjoyed their first day at school with Mrs Emmerson-Friend and Mrs Wason.  They have been focussing on team work and communicating with each other along with getting to know new pupils in […]

2006, 2017

House Rounders – Year 3 and 4

Today was the start of the House Rounders matches for Year 3 and 4.  These will continue throughout this week and next so no results can be published yet.  The girls in Year 3 have improved so […]

1906, 2017

John Muir Walk – Monday 19th June

Wow what a scorcher! Year 4 are taking part in the John Muir Award Initiative which encourages children to share their wildlife exploration and discoveries with others, and PP1 were excited to be asked to […]

1606, 2017

Hatching Chicks – Thursday 15th June

Well done to Mrs Emmerson-Friend who predicted that the incubated eggs would be hatching today, she was spot on (I think she’s had plenty of experience).  It has been an exciting day with two chicks […]

1206, 2017

John Muir Walk, Monday 12th June

As part of their John Muir Award, our Year 4 children went on a mammoth walk with Mrs Emmerson Friend, Miss Hart and their TAs this morning.  They started at Smallwood Manor and wandered up to […]

806, 2017

Maths Day Madness!

Year 4’s maths revision today was extremely hands-on, looking at measuring areas, estimating, calculating and looking at angles.  The classes were split into four groups looking at; number bonds, measuring perimeters, large measuring, looking at angles.

The children […]

606, 2017

John Muir Award – Planning Stages

The Year 4 children have been signed up to the John Muir Award scheme which is so exciting for them.  Today they learnt more about what the initiative is all about and hopefully they will […]

2405, 2017

Dovedale and Ilam Photos

Hope you enjoy these wonderful photos!  We had such fun at Dovedale and Ilam!





2405, 2017

River Dipping in Ilam

This was one of the activities that the children were most looking forward to (as well as the teachers!!) … I think its because it had the extra excitement of water mixed with sunshine!

We were lucky […]

2405, 2017

Last Day at Ilam!

Last night was our last night at Ilam Hall and the children settled down to sleep very quickly indeed (must have been all that racing around and the fact that we spent a large amount […]

2305, 2017

Recycling Bags

First we designed our bags on a piece of paper.  We wanted to have memories of our trip to Ilam Hall on our bags so we don’t forget our amazing trip.  Once we had our […]

2305, 2017

Team Challenges at Ilam

Wow!  We have had a wonderful day today basking in the glorious sunshine!  One of our activities was “Team Challenges” where the children had four different challenges and they had to work together to try to […]

2305, 2017

Orienteering at Ilam

We’ve been busy with activities today and one of them was an orienteering course. The children have been studying maps with Miss Hart in Geography so found the map reading relatively easy … however trying […]